Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

Explore the catalog

We hope you will use this tool to explore the catalog of thousands of grants made by SVCF in 2020, as well as the five previous years. In doing so, you can see the breadth of causes that our donors care about (as witnessed by the grants from donor advised, committee advised and corporate advised funds). You can also see those grants that have been directed by our staff and board of directors (grants from our “discretionary grantmaking”) because of their central importance to SVCF’s strategic focus areas for improving life in Silicon Valley. 

The data provided here represent more than $1.78 billion in grants made by Silicon Valley Community Foundation in 2020 from donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as from SVCF’s discretionary grantmaking strategies. The data does not include grants from SVCF supporting organizations, employee matching gift funds and a variety of other fund types. Grant amounts shown as negative numbers represent adjustments to prior years’ grants.

Grantee Bay Area County State Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Forty Niners Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
JW House Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
We Teach Science Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -25,000
Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 4,100
Little League Baseball Inc Contra Costa CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Giving in Motion Inc Contra Costa CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
BCT Institute for Media Productions Inc San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
One Step Beyond Inc San Mateo CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Girls Incorporated of Alameda County Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Fit Kids Foundation Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 18,150
Branham High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Menlo-Atherton High School San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,500
Red White & Blue Charity Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Chadbourne Family and Faculty Association Alameda CA United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 225
Black Girls Code Inc San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Forty Niners Foundation Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
JW House Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
We Teach Science Foundation San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 -25,000
Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation Santa Clara Environment Corporate Advised 2018 4,100
Little League Baseball Inc Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Giving in Motion Inc Contra Costa Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
BCT Institute for Media Productions Inc San Mateo Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
One Step Beyond Inc San Mateo Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Girls Incorporated of Alameda County Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Fit Kids Foundation Inc San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 18,150
Branham High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Menlo-Atherton High School San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,500
Red White & Blue Charity Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Chadbourne Family and Faculty Association Alameda Other Corporate Advised 2018 225
Black Girls Code Inc San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Redwood Credit Union Community Fund Inc CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 150
Ft Bragg Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Teach For All Inc NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 31,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Nations Foundation Inc DC General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Build Change CO Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Strong Food L.A. Kitchen CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
New York City Partnership Foundation Inc NY General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
United Way of Northern California CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Give2Asia CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 53,325
My Brothers Keeper Inc MA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Ariel Outreach Mission CA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Habitat for Humanity of Durham, Inc. NC Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of California Santa Cruz Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
U Empower of Maryland Inc MD General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
PowerMyLearning Inc NY Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Community Properties Impact Corporation OH Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 549,725

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Project H Design United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Alzheimers Disease and Related Disorders Association Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Association for Computing Machinery United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 1,700
The University of Texas at Austin United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Charitable Giving England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
United Nations Development Programme - Sri Lanka Sri Lanka International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
New Moms Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Downtown Streets Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
The Aspen Institute, Inc. United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 33,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
SolarBuddy.org Ltd Australia Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Elemental Antonio Badillo Hernandez United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,306
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Kiva Microfunds United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
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